[PD] audio glitch/pause while redrawing array

pix pix at test.at
Sat Jul 3 22:25:22 CEST 2004

generally array drawing is very slow. i generally try to use the [table
arrayname size] object, (which just hides the table in a subpatch) to
avoid the drawing.

and if you are now thinking "hey, this radically reduces the usefulness
of the pd gui!".. well.. yes, you would be right.


On Sat, Jul 03, 2004 at 04:02:40PM -0400, david daniell wrote:
> Oh, and I'm using Tcl/Tk 8.5a0.
> -dwd
> On Jul 3, 2004, at 3:41 PM, david daniell wrote:
> >I have searched the list archives but not exactly found any answer to 
> >this question.  I'm running OSX with the 0.37.1 installer from Hans.  
> >I have a patch which uses the xsample stuff to record real-time audio 
> >coming in from the adc~, which records the data into an array.  
> >Whenever the array display is redrawn (whether with an explicit [draw( 
> >msg to xrecord~, or just automatically by xrecord when recording 
> >stops), there is a noticeable pause/glitch any sound playback which is 
> >going on.  It seems that the source of the problem is the redraw on 
> >screen of the array.
> >
> >Is this a known issue with PD in general, or maybe just the particular 
> >version / OS / installer I'm using, or what?  Any suggestions from 
> >anyone who has also seen this, or suggestions on how to track down / 
> >debug this problem?
> >
> >I can send my patch if anyone thinks that would help....
> >
> >Thanks much,
> >- David
> >
> >
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